Thursday, July 17, 2008

Crock Pot Apple Butter / Slow Cooker Thursday


Slow Cooker Thursday is hosted by Sandra at Family Corner
CROCK POT APPLE BUTTER
2- 3 lb (50 oz) jars unsweetened apple sauce
3 lbs apples
4 1/2 cups sugar
1 1/2 cups apple juice
1 tsp cloves

Directions:
Peel and cut apples into small chips. Place all ingredients in the crock pot and stir. Cover and cook on low (eight to ten hours). Remove cover, stir and taste. Add more spices or sugar to taste. Continue cooking for a couple more hours, uncovered, until some of the liquid has gone and butter has cooked down a bit. Check every hour until it's the consistancy you want .Pour into jars and refrigerate (unless it is canned properly).Serve over hot biscuits or toast.
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10 comments:

Blessed said...

This looks like a recipe I can manage. I love apple butter so thanks for posting it. Also thanks for putting our button up on your site.

Have a Great Day!

Beanie said...

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Sandra said...

I LOVE apple butter...oh I'm salivating with this recipe...I can't wait to try it. Thank you :)

Alice said...

I've always wanted to try this recipe. I have a stovetop version but it is sooooo much stirring. I also remember when our church made apple butter in huge cast iron kettles over a wood fire. That had to be stirred constantly for whole days.

Cheryl Wray said...

Growing up, my Mom always had apple butter in the house. Yumm.

Lisa said...

Stephanie
Thanks for this delish recipe.Have a great Friday :>) Hugs Lisa

Nonna said...

MMM apple butter sounds delish! Have a great weekend!

Monogram Queen said...

LOVE Apple Butter. It reminds me of my dear Gram.

crazy working mom said...

Oh.My.Gosh!!! I SO need some of this RIGHT NOW. Mmmmm...great, now I've got a craving. *sigh*

Nancy said...

I'll have to make this one, for sure! Have always loved apple butter but hated the stirring! Thanks for sharing this recipe!

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